[a weight loss story]

*kathrynoh at nemesis dot com dot au*



I'm stuffed. I worked until 6.45 tonight with only 10 minutes for lunch. Normally, my lunch break is not negotiable - I take half hour no matter what - but I didn't get a chance today. I missed my training run so headed into the gym and did a half hour run on the treadmill instead. Mostly I don't use the incline on the treadmill but today I put it on random and had some huge hills to run up and down. Whoa, that makes a huge difference. Afterwards I did the rower. I thought it was harder than usual so I checked the setting and it was on 9 (out of 10). Damn. No wonder I could only manage 4 minutes.

I'm also stuffed because I've been eating like a piggy all day. I took a shitload of fruit to work with me so I wouldn't be tempted by chocolate, thinking I could leave some for tomorrow. Well I ate it all. Then I ate chocolate too. Well, one of the guys was given some of the super good chocolate (Haighs, I think) and he was handing them around. How the hell do you say no to that? You don't. It was damn fine too.

I've noticed that when someone offers me something like that, I do eat it slowly and savour it whereas when I buy the same thing for myself I pig it. I think it comes from knowing that gift chocolate is rarity whereas I can always buy more for myself. Maybe I should restrict my chocolate eating to other people's.

Well it's almost time for bed.

Good to hear your leg is good for the running again, kathryn. getting to the gym after eating a bit extra during the day, will help even things out. Well done. i was babysitting the other night and got given some chocolate, and it was gone in a flash. To make up i try to eat a little lighter the next day, and to exercise well. It is hard when you are dong long hours of work to fit time in for exercise, so you did well.
I am in the low 70's, so just a couple of kilos less than you, and i too can exercise a bit harder now than i could 25 kg ago. Over the last few months i am losing at a very slow rate,albeit having the odd eat up day, but i am noticing my body is still slowly losing body fat, and clothes are fitting better. Hope you still get some good steady fat loss even with the odd eat up day.

By Anonymous barbara, at 11:00 pm  

What a great idea!! I think i'll try the chocolate prezzie thing too. The kewl thing is that I hardly ever get offered chocolate hehe I also find that if i drink a fizzy diet drink when i am having a chocolate craving, it seems to take it away :) most of the time.

By Blogger Beee, at 11:53 pm  

:) that's quite a good idea actually!

i have a rule these days where i only eat chocolate in the company of others. because i get so self conscious i eat it a helluva lot less now, hehe

By Blogger Shauna, at 8:25 am  

I like the sound of that! Who wants to pig out in front of other people, especially co-workers! I think I might go that a go!

By Blogger cdb, at 9:22 am  

I LOVE the random setting on the treadmill - it pushes me much harder than I push myself. Try covering up the display so you don't know what's coming...

By Blogger Sue, at 1:28 pm  

Don't stress about the small piece of chocolate you ate. You certainly are working it off at the gym lately.
I have always been rather lucky - have never been a big chocolate fan to begin with (although I have been known to demolish a large block of caramello choc!)


By Blogger Thinner Nancy, at 2:36 pm  

I wish I could restrict my choc eating to other people giving it to me! Mmm, chocolate. I've been craving it today because I'm a little tired so enjoyed a bag of M&M's...slowly...very slowly. 5.5 points later, damn.

By Blogger Mary, at 3:52 pm  

LMAO I find it funny because I am like you - I see other fat people and I want to give them some of my new found knowledge. I want to help them change and reform like I have. And then (if it's my free day) I eat rocky road and hot jam donuts. Yummy! LMAO

I always wonder when I look at other fattys and want to say something if they are having their free day too ?

By Blogger Jadey 0:-), at 8:15 pm  

No way can you refuse free chocolate, that is like saying no to free alcohol. The party Gods will strike you down if you do that young lady!! hehe

By Blogger Briony, at 12:20 pm  



current weight:
76.6 kg

start weight:
110.1 kg

total loss:
33.5 kg

goal weight:
70 kgs



boobs: 100 cm

waist: 81 cm

hips: 109 cm

thighs: 50 cm


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